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What would cause a severe headache located behind the left ear at the base of the skull. Pain meds haven't helped. Now what? Medical history: heart surgery, diabetic, high blood pressure

What would cause a severe headache located behind the left ear at the base of the skull. Pain meds haven't helped.  Now what? Medical history: heart surgery, diabetic, high blood pressure

Headaches : Headaches and their causes can be complicated, difficult diagnoses to make. With your past history of diabetes and high blood pressure, you should make an appointment with your doctor for a complete evaluation as soon as possible. You doctor will take a thorough history and do a neurological evaluation to try and find out what is causing your symptoms. You may want to think about the answers to some of the questions they may ask you such as: - when did it start? - how often do they happen? - are they getting more frequent or more painful? - how long do they last? - what does the headache feel like and can you point to it? - does it occur around the same time at night or does it ever happen during the day? - what other symptoms do you have and when do they occur in regards to the headache? - have you had any big life changes? - how is your lifestyle? Are you getting enough sleep, eating well, exercising? - are you taking any medications? Do you drink caffeine and how much? Answering these questions may help your doctor figure out what is causing your headaches, whether it is a serious problem or not, and how to help you. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Gail Altschuler
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Phentermine (Definition)

Phentermine is been around for about 60 years. Phentermine is an appetite suppressant the bariatrician in the winter of 2008. Has a article gives a great description of the medication phentermine. I have used Phentermine over the last nine years without any complications whatsoever. We only give a half of a 37.5 mg ...Read more


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Can taking fastin (phentermine) cause severe headaches?

Can taking fastin (phentermine) cause severe headaches?

Yes: It's not common, but it happens, and it's probably not a good medicine for you. Most people have no problems with it, but some are very sensitive, and have spikes in blood pressure or other severe symptoms, and they shouldn't take it without discuss first with their doctor. ...Read more

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When I wake up in the morning I have severe headache(I sleep about 8 hours). Same happens to me after taking naps too. What can cause this ?

When I wake up in the morning I have severe headache(I sleep about 8 hours). Same happens to me after taking naps too. What can cause this ?

Teeth grinding: You may clenching your jaw or grinding your teeth during sleep and that can cause a person to wake up with headache. You may wish to consult your dentist to verify if you are grinding your teeth. If that is the issue, your dentist may prescribe a mouth guard for use during sleep. ...Read more

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What can cause severe headache?

Headache: Severe refractory headaches referred as worst headache of my life, specially if abrupt onset, may suggest a very serious condition (brain hemorrhage). Migraine, the most common form of primary headache disorders can be severe. Other conditions can cause headaches. Sinusitis, and trauma for instance may also cause severe haedaches. For proper diagnosis and treatment i suggest medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the cause for nonstop severe headache?

What is the cause for nonstop severe headache?

TMTC: Tmtc = too many too count. Over a hundred possible causes of headache. Headache is a symptom, not a disease. Any disease can cause severe, persistent pain. Your question cannot be answered in 400 characters or less. See you physician or a neurologist. ...Read more

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Does gastritist cause severe headache and why?

Does gastritist cause severe headache and why?

Not related: But migraine could cause nausea and vomiting, and medications could have side effects resulting in both gastritis and headache. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of a severe headache when masturbating?

What are possible causes of a severe headache when masturbating?

Orgasmic Headaches: Headaches near orgasm affect about 1% of the population, men 3 times more than women. No one is certain of the cause. Usually, this resolves w/in a few weeks. This can, however be a sign of aneurysm (although this is rare) which is a serious condition. Plan to see your dr soon for eval. ...Read more

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What causes sudden severe headaches? Are they considered migraines?

What causes sudden severe headaches? Are they considered migraines?

Maybe: There are many, many causes of sudden severe headaches from simple dehyrdation or lack of adequate food intake to life threatening vascular events (brain bleeds). Migraines are a specific type of headaches which have a specific pattern and diagnostic criteria. If headaches persist they require speciatly consultation evaluation. ...Read more

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Can tramadol cause severe headaches?

Can tramadol cause severe headaches?

Headache w/ Pain Med: Unfortunately, almost all prescription pain medications come with the side-effect warning of "headache" -- including tramadol (ultram). Any severe headache that doesn't go away with stopping the medication needs to be evaluated, as headaches are caused by a variety of different conditions (including medications). Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Nystagmus? No tumors severe headaches. What are some other causes?

Nystagmus? No tumors severe headaches. What are some other causes?

Congenital, trauma: Congenital nystagmus you are born with. Nystagmus can also happen from closed head trauma.Also diabetes, multiple sclerosis and neurological side effects of some medicines. ...Read more

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What causes a sudden headache in the middle of the night? Have had a severe headache in the back of my head since 1am w/ no relief.

What causes a sudden headache in the middle of the night? Have had a severe headache in the back of my head since 1am w/ no relief.

Several causes: Several causes are possible. Hypnic headache as well as migraines may wake you up in the middle of the night as well as other headache disorder. You should be your doctor. ...Read more

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Sometimes i wake up an have a severe headache were i can not open my eyes because it hurts some much, what could be the cause from it?

Sometimes i wake up an have a severe headache were i can not open my eyes because it hurts some much, what could be the cause from it?

Many causes: This kind of headache can occur as the result of structural abnormalities which are made worse by increased pressure in your head which occurs with laying down. It is alo associated with sleep apnea and another kind of headache known as hypnic or alarm clock headache. Cluster ha also possible. If these headaches are new for you it would be best to have them evaluated. ...Read more

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My husband gets a severe headache after masturbatin, but not sex what causes this?

My husband gets a severe headache after masturbatin, but not sex what causes this?

There : There is a diagnosis called "post-coital headache" (post-sexual intercourse headache), that can occur after sex, however as it sounds like it has been persistent he should be seen by his physician and have imaging studies of his brain (ct or mri). If he has any visual changes, vomiting, weakness, or change in consciousness then he would need to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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Does modafinil causes severe headache?

Does modafinil causes severe headache?

It can: During clinical trials of Modafinil for narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea (osa), and shift work disorder (swd) in adults, headaches were reported more frequently in patients receiving Modafinil than the placebo (34% vs 23%), however only 2% found the side effect so severe that they discontinued treatment. ...Read more

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What is the cause of severe headaches?

What is the cause of severe headaches?

Most to least urgent: 1. Brain aneurysm. 2. Benign intracranial hypertension 3. Migraine and other vascular headaches. 4. Tension headaches. 5. If post trauma, intracranial bleeding. 6. Brain tumors. ...Read more

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What causes severe headaches that only last for a few minutes at a time?

What causes severe headaches that only last for a few minutes at a time?

Many possibilities : Your Headaches sharp or dull? Recently began or longstanding? What part of head involved? Also do you have nausea, change in vision or hearing? Awakes you from sleep? My initial thought is stress-related headache. But you need to visit a clinician to fully answer your question, or get back to us in a Concierge session. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What can cause a patient to get severe headaches when laying down?

Headache: When laying down, there is more blood return to the heart from the lower limbs and less blood return to the heart from the blood vessels above the heart (in the head and neck). With more blood being pumped out and more blood hanging around in the head and sinuses - the headaches could be sinus pressure or dilation of the vessel in the head. If frequency, duration, or severity increases seek md. ...Read more

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I smoked five ciggarette a day then i get severe headaches cause of smoking?

I smoked five ciggarette a day then i get severe headaches cause of smoking?

Smoking: Yes definitely cigarettes can cause headaches - it is due to the excessive nicotine. People respond differently - you get your headache after 5 smokes, other may get with less or more or not get it at all. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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Fastin (Definition)

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